GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Dr. Bayona is an international expert on multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. His research focuses on the epidemiology of tuberculosis, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, community-based approaches to dealing with public health problems, social responsibility, and public health approaches in global health. He is also working on the performance evaluation of primary health system is several countries.
Dr. Bayona is currently a senior health specialist at the World Bank Group. Prior to that position, he was director of global health programs and practice for the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science and assistant professor at the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He joined Dartmouth from Peru, where he was the co-founder and director of Socios En Salud Sucursal Peru (SES), the Peruvian branch of Partners In Health (PIH). At SES, Dr. Bayona served as the principal investigator for numerous NIH grants, oversaw a staff of 200, managed relationships with government, and facilitated the participation of students and research affiliates on various projects at the SES site and throughout Peru. Dr. Bayona is considered one of the top experts in MDR-TB programs and has consulted in over a dozen countries. He was a member of the Regional Green Light Committee for the Americas - PAHO/WHO. He also held an appointment at the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as a research associate.
PloS one, April 10, 2014
The Pediatric infectious disease journal, January 1, 2014
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, December 30, 2013
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, October 28, 2013
PloS one, March 13, 2013
The Pediatric infectious disease journal, February 1, 2013
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, December 7, 2012
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, September 14, 2012
Lancet (London, England), August 30, 2012
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, July 23, 2012